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Discussion in 'New Members Introduction' started by Benjii, Mar 30, 2007.

  1. Benjii

    Benjii New Member

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    Hey all

    Been reading this site for about a week after a mate (hey steve!) mentioned it but just signed up.

    Currently working towards the 291 exam after going on a training course last week. From reading on here though the course didnt seem to cover everything ie.. wsus/ris so i need to cram a bit before doing the exam. Hoping to sit the test within the next month or 2.

    Looks like a great site with some knowledgeable people so may be asking for help in the near future!

    Cheers
     
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  2. Raffaz

    Raffaz Kebab Lover Gold Member

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    Welcome to CF!:)
     
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  3. AJ

    AJ Administrator Administrator

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    You are very welcome here :D
     
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  4. mondos

    mondos Kilobyte Poster

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    Welcome :biggrin .
     
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  5. nXPLOSi

    nXPLOSi Terabyte Poster

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    Welcome to the forum Benjii, can I be nosey and ask who you took our course with? :D
     
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  6. Benjii

    Benjii New Member

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    Sure, it was the FastTrack 2 course with xpertise. 2276c and 2277c.

    I havnt taken the Fast track 1 which is the 290 exam where wsus and ris are covered.. But still would have thought we would have touched on it in our course if the exam is going to ask about them...

    Thanks for the warm welcome.
     
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  7. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Welcome to CF :)

    -ken
     
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  8. nXPLOSi

    nXPLOSi Terabyte Poster

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    Thats a coincidence, Im just booking the Knowledge In A Box MCSA and network+ with xpertise through my employer.

    How did you find the training and support there? Would you recommend it or suggest I go elsewhere?

    :D
     
    Certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, MCSA 2003 (270, 290, 291), MCTS (640, 642), MCSA 2008
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  9. Headache

    Headache Gigabyte Poster

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    Welcome.
     
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  10. hbroomhall

    hbroomhall Petabyte Poster Gold Member

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    Hi and welcome to CF!

    Harry.
     
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  11. zimbo
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    Welcome to CF! :biggrin
     
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  12. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

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    Welcome!
     
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  13. Benjii

    Benjii New Member

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    I enjoyed the training and would prob use them again. Books are great an all but some things need explaining/questions answered which was helpful. But as i said above there was a few things missed out of the course i did. Other than that they just read from the book which can get abit information overload sometimes.. (which could be why they missed a few things out in my course with there being a 2nd edition now!)
     
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  14. Bluerinse
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    Bluerinse Exabyte Poster

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    G'day Benjii and welcome to 'the' forum 8)
     
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  15. wizard

    wizard Petabyte Poster

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    Hi there and welcome 8)
     
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  16. nXPLOSi

    nXPLOSi Terabyte Poster

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    Thanks for that Benjii, sounds good overall, nice to have an insight before I go :D
     
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  17. Benjii

    Benjii New Member

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    which office are you going to?
     
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  18. nXPLOSi

    nXPLOSi Terabyte Poster

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    King William Steet hopefully, is there where you went?

    It looks pretty nice, apparently its just been extented to have more classrooms, so hopefully will be pretty nicely done!
     
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  19. UCHEEKYMONKEY
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    UCHEEKYMONKEY R.I.P - gone but never forgotten. Gold Member

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    Hello and Welcome to CF8)
     
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  20. Benjii

    Benjii New Member

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    Ah right - we had the choice of Altrincham, Malmesbury or maidenhead... Chose maidenhead. It was ok but could have been better.. A few of my collegues have been to the Altrincham one and said thats better - or it could be that they send you down the pub for lunch at Altrincham that could cloud my judgement!

    good luch with the course.
     
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